Monday, April 22, 2019
Kate has over 20 years of business and change management experience helping large and small companies worldwide get people ready, willing, and able to work in new ways. She is the co-founder of Change Guides, a change management services firm and has co-author of three popular books on organizational change management: The Change Management Pocket Guide (2011, Change Guides LLC), The Eight Constants of Change (2008, Cornerstone Leadership) and Managing Change in an Agile World (2018, Change Guides LLC).
As a founder of Change Guides, Kate is an integral part of strategy development and execution for Change Guides. She has helped drive the growth of the company to include offices and affiliates around the world serving clients of all sizes in all industries. Her clients have spanned the retail, consumer products, life sciences, healthcare, and manufacturing industries.
Kate has authored articles in countless regionally, nationally, and internationally distributed publications and is frequently cited as an expert in the field of organizational change. Kate is also a frequent speaker at conferences and organizational events on the topic of managing change and developing an engaged and productive workforce. Before co-founding Change Guides in 2005, Kate worked with Deloitte Consulting serving clients and shaping the firm's Change Management practice.
She earned a BS from the College of William and Mary, an MBA from the Fisher School of Business and a MS from the School of Natural Resources at Ohio State University. She currently lives in Cincinnati, Ohio.
Kate is an active member of several Boards of Directors around the world. She currently serves as an ACMP Global Board Member and has been since 2012. In her volunteer role with ACMP, she has contributed to many valuable efforts, including development of the CCMP and QEP programs, and acting as Board liaison for virtually every committee of the ACMP.